• Baking,  Desserts,  Food,  Keto

    Keto Mini Cupcakes

    If you follow me on Instagram, you may know that I like to bake. I don’t like to cook quite as much, but I’m getting there. I do like to eat, and I decided toward the end of last year that enough is enough – I order way too much takeout, and I want to stop. Also, I have been following the keto diet on and off for … well technically for years, because I’ve done Atkins back in the day, but since last summer (with a few month break since Christmas, ahem) quite seriously. I don’t have a ton of weight to lose, but I’d like to find a…

  • Baking,  Food

    On Bagels

    Recently I decided I wanted to attempt to make bagels. I didn’t know much about bagels, if I’m being honest, just that we were going through a ton of them here. Two older kids who love them, plus a husband who eats them on the weekend, meant we were going through two packages from the store each week. Well, one day we ran out, and I thought, “This is madness, I’m finding a bread machine recipe and making my own.” Obviously I knew I would have to shape them, and bake them, and boil them. I didn’t know I was about to fall down a rabbit hole of “What makes…